List of Accredited Online Degrees

Criminal Justice, Law, and Public Safety degree programs draw specific topics from each curriculum, as the programs of study have similar impact on domestic and societal developments. Important governmental institutions, in addition to private and non-profit organizations, support the need for well-educated and trained individuals in the areas of criminal justice and public safety. Each of the primary programs of study can be described as:

Sociology is the study of human society, which encompasses origins, development social groupings, and traditional and non-traditional organizations. The expansive social science is a foundational body of knowledge needed when analyzing the intricacies of human behavior. The field of Sociology can include social class, religion, welfare, government, politics, music, art, literature and anthropology to name a few. A sociologist is trained and educated to apply research and methodologies when analyzing past, present and future trends and events in a society. The goal of the traditional sociologist is to determine conclusive evidence, through scientific research, that will be applied to social programs, economic plans and a general understanding of human interaction.

Political science is focused on the study of state, government, and politics. Political science students engage in relationships serving as the foundation for political events and conditions, while deducing general ideas and concepts about the workings of politics. Political science draws information and inspiration from economics, law, sociology, history, anthropology, public administration, public policy, national politics, international relations, comparative politics, psychology, political organization, and political theory. The critical role of public administration as a practice in addition to an academic study comprises establishments engaged in governmental activities, such as the creation and interpretation of laws and the subsequent regulations and administration of programs based on the applicable jurisprudence. The activities include taxation, national defense, public order and safety, immigration services, foreign affairs, international assistance and the proper administration of government programs.

Criminal justice is a sought after career field by many professionals, and contributes to the safety and protection of a society. The multi-faceted program of study will introduce students to concepts of law creation, court systems, policing procedures, correction facilities in addition to the academic curriculum needed for a broad depth and breadth understanding of the discipline. A foundation in criminal justice will consist of a student learning the goals associated with enforcing laws, reducing crime, providing security and punishing those who infringe on established rules.

Graduates will use the learned foundations of a degree in the social science, especially in political science, sociology and criminal justice to enter careers as policy makers, lawyers, educators, business managers, government organizations and social workers. Successful students can pursue additional education in other concentrations to expand the core knowledge and become specialized in specific areas. Students may wish to become part of social groups to better comprehend the variance of ideas and considerable topics.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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B.S. in Public Safety and Emergency Management

Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Public Safety and Emergency Management program is a bachelor’s degree completion program that provides a theoretical and applied approa...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Interdenominational

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

BA Homeland Security and Emergency Management

At Ashford University, a BA Homeland Security and Emergency Management is available for individuals who wish to make a difference in the preparedness and security within the United States of Ameri...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Fire and Emergency Management

Kaplan University is recognized by the U.S. Fire Administration as an official Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) institution. The Bachelor of Science in Fire and Emergency Manag...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    180
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Arts in Emergency & Disaster Management

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  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    122
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency Management

National University’s Bachelor of Science degree in Homeland Security and Emergency Management (BS-HSEM) provides a solid foundation in the security issues, practices, politics, and culture...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    180
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Bachelor of Arts in Public Safety Administration - Emergency Management

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    124
  • Credit Type:

Interdisciplinary Studies - Emergency Services Administration 90-30, Bachelor of Science

Earn your degree in Interdisciplinary Studies - Emergency Services Administration 90-30, Bachelor of Science from Northern Arizona University...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

Emergency Management

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) has been providing students with a flexible and convenient education since its founding in 1947. The school boasts “maximum convenience, flex...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

Emergency & Disaster Management

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  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

Bachelors of Science in Emergency Services Administration

Adelphi University offers an online Bachelor of Science degree in Emergency Services Administration for students seeking to advance or pursue a career in the field of public safety, including law ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Emergency Management Services

The Bachelor of Emergency Management Services degree offered by Anderson University in South Carolina is a program of study designed for working professionals who wish to earn a degree in order to...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Baptist

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
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Disaster and Emergency Management, B.S.

The primary objective of the Disaster and Emergency Management program is to formally educate individuals in the many faith-based organizations that respond to natural and man-made crises.  The B....

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Christian/Christ and Missionary Alliance Church

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    125
  • Credit Type:

Safety, Security & Emergency Management

Safety, Security & Emergency Management Coming Soon......

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    124
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Science in Emergency Preparedness

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

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